Movers, Shakers, and Innovators of Tomorrow
BYU Marriott Alum Named Forbes Under 30 Scholar Wednesday Nov 20 2019
BYU Marriott student Demitri Haddad was recently named a Forbes Under 30 Scholar for 2019 and attended the Forbes Under 30 Summit in Detroit. There he joined an elite group of 1,000 college students from around the country who represent the movers and shakers, innovators, and leaders of tomorrow.
Inside the Suit
Wednesday Nov 20 2019
In 1965, Ken Driggs was in his second year of graduate school. When he wasn't juggling his school responsibilities, Driggs hid his identity as he pulled on the cougar suit and transformed into Cosmo.
BYU MBA Students Win 2019 Adobe Analytics Challenge
Tuesday Nov 19 2019
Three BYU Marriott MBA students recently took home the $35,000 first-place prize at the 2019 Adobe Analytics Challenge in San Jose, California.
'Google' Taylor, A Lifetime Obsession With Learning
Wednesday Nov 13 2019
BYU Marriott alum, aspiring pig farmer, and current adjunct teacher Scott Taylor is obsessed with learning.
BYU Air Force ROTC Program Cadets Prepare for the Future by Looking to the Past
Friday Nov 08 2019
The past, present, and future don’t often collide, but they certainly did during the BYU Air Force ROTC’s senior capstone event: a six-day staff ride to Washington, DC; Gettysburg, Pennsylvania; and other historic sites that allowed senior cadets to connect with and learn from the United States’ leaders of the past and the present.
BYU Marriott Students Win Big at AIS Competitions
Wednesday Nov 06 2019
BYU Marriott information systems students, supported by faculty and armed with experiential knowledge, took home first- and second-place finishes at the tenth annual Association for Information Systems conference.
Big Ideas Get Bigger
Tuesday Nov 05 2019
From biodegradable lip balm to upgraded back pillows, creative and innovative business ideas were pitched at the annual Big Idea Pitch competition sponsored by the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology at BYU Marriott.
Prepared to Succeed
Monday Nov 04 2019
Joey Chen, a senior in BYU Marriott’s GSCM program, returned to her home country of China this past summer to assist Tom Foster, the GSCM department chair, with case research. Though Chen had less experience than the other researchers also working on the project, by using the knowledge she has gained during her time as a student in the GSCM program, and with Foster’s assistance, Chen became an integral part of the research project.
BYU Marriott Alum and Former Professor Scott Smith Honored
Sunday Nov 03 2019
BYU Marriott alumni and former marketing professor Scott Smith was honored during Homecoming Week at Brigham Young University with the prestigious Alumni Achievement Award presented from the BYU Marriott School of Business. Each college from BYU presents the award every year to a graduate with significant professional accomplishments. Smith joined the other recipients in receiving the award during a special homecoming ceremony on Friday, 18 October 2019.
BYU Marriott Welcomes New Faculty in 2019
Friday Nov 01 2019
The Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business welcomes seven new professors to the Tanner Building this fall.
Inspiring and Achieving with BYU Marriott's Women in Entrepreneurship
Thursday Oct 31 2019
Ever since Taunya Brown was hired as events and programs manager at the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology at BYU Marriott two years ago she has wanted to start a new women's student group that differs from others on campus.
Compassion in the Criminal Justice System
Wednesday Oct 30 2019
As the deputy director for the Utah Department of Corrections, BYU Marriott MPA alum Chyleen Richey helps run a city of people who are forgotten by society.
Leading From Behind the Scenes
Monday Oct 28 2019
Behind every BYU Marriott MBA event over the last twenty years, Debbie Auxier worked tirelessly to make sure the event was a success and ran like a well-oiled machine. As MBA event coordinator, Auxier’s job is to make sure every detail of the event—food, transportation, travel, and everything in between—was taken care of so that MBA faculty and students could have fun, connect, and further their education.
Thursday Oct 24 2019
While working as a white-water rafting guide in central Idaho during high school, Mat Duerden got his first taste of how experience design can impact lives. As he led the trips, Duerden would see his groups’ demeanor slowly change but wasn’t sure why. Now an associate professor in BYU Marriott’s experience design and management (ExDM) program, Duerden has found the answer.
Helping to Pave the Way Forward
Wednesday Oct 23 2019
Women are changing the face of investment banking, and BYU Marriott finance alum Estelle Ith is part of the transformation. In a field traditionally dominated by men, Ith hopes to help pave the way for gender parity.
Harry Potter and the Five Gospel Truths
Thursday Oct 17 2019
On 8 October during university devotional, BYU Marriott School of Business dean Brigitte Madrian helped students to see the value in finding gospel connections from cherished childhood stories.
'True-Blue Cougar' Ruth Todd Returns to BYU
Thursday Sep 26 2019
Thirty-six years after completing her communications undergrad, former news anchor and adjunct faculty member Ruth Todd is thrilled to be back at BYU, this time as a student in the BYU Marriott Executive MBA program.
Emerging as One of the Best
Wednesday Sep 25 2019
Hard work pays off for BYU Marriott associate professor of entrepreneurship Chad Carlos. Only six years into his research career, Carlos has been selected as one of the 2019 recipients of the Emerging Scholar Award at the annual Academy of Management Conference.
Impostor Syndrome is more common than you think; Study finds best way to cope with it
Roughly 20 percent of study subjects experience the phenomenon Monday Sep 23 2019
A new study from researchers at BYU reveals that perceptions of impostorism are quite common and uncovers one of the best — and worst — ways to cope with such feelings.
Not making a top 100 corporate ranking is better than just making the cut
Just making the list could cost your company millions in value Wednesday Sep 18 2019
A new study by BYU Marriott professors shows barely making a top 100 corporate ranking list may actually be worse for your company's financial future than being left off altogether.